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Lightning Men

(2017)
(The second book in the Darktown series)
A novel by

 
 
From the acclaimed author of "the most compelling new series in crime fiction" (Michael Koryta, New York Times bestselling author) comes "a sharply observed novel" (New York Times) that explores race, law enforcement, and justice in mid-century Atlanta.

Officer Denny Rakestraw and "Negro Officers" Lucius Boggs and Tommy Smith have their hands full in an overcrowded and rapidly changing Atlanta. It's 1950 and racial tensions are simmering as black families, including Smith's sister, begin moving into formerly all-white neighborhoods. When Rake's brother-in-law launches a scheme to rally the Ku Klux Klan to "save" their neighborhood, his efforts spiral out of control, forcing Rake to choose between loyalty to family or the law.

Across town, Boggs and Smith try to shut down the supply of white lightning and drugs into their territory, finding themselves up against more powerful foes than they'd expected. Battling corrupt cops and ex-cons, Nazi brown shirts and rogue Klansmen, the officers are drawn closer to the fires that threaten to consume the city once again.

With echoes of Walter Mosley and Dennis Lehane, Mullen "expands the boundaries of crime fiction, weaving in eye-opening details from our checkered history" (Chicago Tribune).

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

October 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Lightning Men (Wheeler Large Print Book Series)
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
ISBN: 1-4328-4177-7 / 978-1-4328-4177-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing Large Print
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September 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Lightning Men (Darktown 2)
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
ISBN: 1-4087-1062-5 / 978-1-4087-1062-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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September 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Lightning Men: A Novel (The Darktown Series)
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
ISBN: 1-5011-3879-0 / 978-1-5011-3879-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria / 37 INK
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Paperback Editions

June 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lightning Men: A Novel (The Darktown Series)
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
ISBN: 1-5011-3880-4 / 978-1-5011-3880-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria / 37 INK
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March 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lightning Men (Darktown 2)
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
ISBN: 0-349-14310-2 / 978-0-349-14310-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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September 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lightning Men
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
ISBN: 1-5011-7636-6 / 978-1-5011-7636-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Export
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September 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lightning Men
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
ISBN: 1-4087-1061-7 / 978-1-4087-1061-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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Audio Editions

August 2018 : UK Audio CD

Title: Lightning Men
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
ISBN: 1-4450-7625-X / 978-1-4450-7625-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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August 2018 : UK Audio CD

Title: Lightning Men
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
ISBN: 1-4450-7626-8 / 978-1-4450-7626-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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March 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Lightning Men
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
Publisher: Little Brown
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March 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Lightning Men
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
Publisher: Little Brown
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September 2017 : USA Audio CD

Title: Lightning Men (Darktown)
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
ISBN: 1-5082-3298-9 / 978-1-5082-3298-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Lightning Men: A Novel
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Lightning Men: A Novel
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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Kindle Editions

September 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Lightning Men (Darktown 2)
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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September 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Lightning Men: A Novel (The Darktown Series Book 2)
Author(s): Thomas Mullen
Publisher: Atria / 37 INK
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA